I started getting serious about cooking after my daughter was born 8 years ago to give myself a creative outlet. I love trying new stuff with pasta and BBQ most.
My favorite things to cook
I love to do anything on my smoker, especially brisket and ribs. Every Friday I look forward to doing a new pasta dish, and love finding new foods for Buckeye football and Derby parties.
My favorite family cooking traditions
Someday I'd like to make homemade chicken and noodles like my Grandma did, but I'm too afraid to try to make the noodles.
My cooking triumphs
The fact that anyone likes my cooking is a miracle, considering where I started. But my friends and family always look to me to bring the "stars of the show."
My cooking tragedies
Aside from the occasional bombs, the biggest tragedy is that my husband doesn't see a need to go out for dinner when his wife can cook something better at home.